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The 4 Star Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa is a seafront hotel in Dover, Kent and a short distance from Canterbury. This modern hotel still retains the charm or yesteryear and is the ideal place to stay in Kent.

A great location within walking distance of the Dover Town Centre with the White Cliffs of Dover in the background and opposite the beach, with excellent access to the Ferries to Calais and Dunkirk and the Cruise Terminals. Is just over 10 minutes is The Eurotunnel.

Enjoy a superb lunch or dinner in one of our two Marco Pierre White restaurants namely Mr Whites English Chophouse and Wheelers Fish & Chips.

Hotel facilities feature include Free Wi-FI and parking for hotel guests, four function rooms for meetings, weddings and private parties, the largest of which can accommodate 190 theatre style and complimentary access to the Waterfront Spa & Health Club with 7 spa treatment rooms, sauna Jacuzzi, steam room, large gym and exercise room for fitness classes.

Guest rooms feature air conditioning, adjustable heating, personal room safe, iron & ironing board and hairdryer. Multilingual staff are on hand 24hours a day assist hotels guests.

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Dover Waterfront
Waterloo Crescent

CT17 9BP
To make a reservation please call 0800 393130 (Freephone). For all other enquiries please call 01304 203633


Parking opposite hotel. Pass available from reception. Arriving guests should park in loading bays at front entrance, Cambridge Rd, to collect pass. Guests can enjoy free use of the gym in the Health Club. All guest rooms and public areas now enjoy air conditioning Gas main replacement on Cambridge Rd 28th Jan for up to 8 weeks. Cambridge Rd will become two way, no parking will be permitted. Access to the hotel from the loading bays will still be available for drop off/collection of parking permits for the car park
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Restaurants, Sauna, Twenty Four Hour Service, Lift to all floors, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: No Pets accepted Guide dogs only
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00


Dining and Bars

Chef Kingsley


Mr White's English Chophouse by Marco Pierre White

Stunning sea views, a warm relaxed atmosphere, great food & outstanding service, Mr White's English Chop House really is a special place to dine.

Our talented chefs prepare fresh, local produce with flair & imagination. Linger over breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner & soak up the view!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 10:30
Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 18:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Wheelers Fish & Chips by Marco Pierre White

Open as a Caf for breakfast, coffee and pastries from 7am, 7 days a week with nice views of the beach promenade it is the perfect place to start the day with a Starbucks coffee. At 12 midday, caf transforms into a Marco Pierre White branded Wheelers Fish and Chips, offering mouth-watering fish dishes including the famous English Fish & Chips with mushy peas.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 12:00 - 22:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary

Waterfront Bar

The Waterfront Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a coffee or quiet drink. A selection of fine wines, continental beers, spirits and our very own special cocktail menu are available for you to enjoy after a day of sightseeing or working.

Overlooking the Dover sea front with the Dover Castle in the background, plus an outdoor seating area, the Waterfront Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to catch up with friends or to sit and have a quiet drink.

For those feeling hungry there are special bar menu meals available.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


Royal Cinque Ports

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 72
Distance: 6482 Yards
Handicap required


10.9 miles away in Deal


9 holes Yes

Royal St Georges

Course information

Course Type: Links
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 6630 Yards
Handicap required


14.2 miles away in Sandwich


9 holes Yes

Spa & Leisure

The Waterfront Spa is open 7 days a week and treatment is by appointment. The Spa offers an extensive choice of treatments from Pedicures, massages, to specialist face treatments



Our Spa has 3 treatment rooms. Customers also enjoy free access to our Gym and Sauna on the day

No. of treatment rooms: 7
Minimum guests (per booking): 0
Maximum guests (per booking): 0

Children under 16 not admitted. Children from 16 to 18 must be accompanied by a parent

Opening times

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa

  • Sauna

  • Relaxation Area

  • Gym

  • Steam Room

  • Jacuzzi


The fully equipped Gym is open for hotel guests from 7am to 9pm, 7 days a week.



Welcome to a new boutique Waterfront Spa & Health Club in Dover, offering an intimate and inviting treatment rooms and relaxation area. A variety of treatments to relax, refresh, de-stress and beautify, each performed by a dedicated and trained therapists will be available by appointment 7 days a week.
Our experienced and talented therapists are committed to providing a personal experience in a luxurious environment making us one of the best Spa Hotels in Kent.
We are excited to announce the launch of our brand new Ayurveda services where we are now offering Ayurvedic consultation and treatments. To book an appointment ring 01304 203633 or Email spa@dovermarinahotel.co.uk

Type Treatment Time (mins) price (from)
Health & Beauty Facial 30 £35.00
Manicure 30 £30.00
Pedicure 30 £30.00
Salt Scrub 25 £35.00
Trio Of Treatments 90 £114.00
Waxing 15 £14.00
Massage Aromatherapy Massage 30 £45.00
Back, Neck Shoulder Massage 25 £35.00
Head Massage 30 £45.00
Sports Massage 30 £45.00
Swedish Massage 60 £70.00


Boasting panoramic sea views and a beautiful bridal suite, this period Victorian hotel is an elegant venue that is both stunning and breath-taking.

We are proud of our exemplary service, superb food and an outstanding attention to detail.
The hotel offers the most impressive backdrop for your wedding with a sophisticated boutique feel to the interior dcor giving couples that touch of class. It takes advantage of a unique waterfront location with fantastic views of the sea, the magnificent white cliffs and Dover castle.
We have three beautiful rooms licensed for civil ceremonies.

The personal attention of our experienced Wedding Consultant will give you complete confidence. She will be on hand to advise on anything to do with your special day in the months and weeks prior to your wedding and on the day itself.

Our bespoke service ensures you have a stress free day with wonderful memories to treasure forever.

Please call or email us to arrange a viewing, get a quote and have an informal chat about your special day.


Wedding service and reception venue

Discos, live bands, celebrities, magicians, a Master of Ceremonies, tribute acts. We can invite one or all of the above to your wedding celebrations! Whatever you want to theme your big day around, we'll go the extra mile to make it happen.


Our Gourmet Chef is renowned for his unique fusions of cuisines. Whatever you want us to serve up, we'll do it in stylewith a smile! From 5-course banquets to light lunch buffets, we will work with you to design a magical menu.

Honeymoon Suite

Our King sized four-poster Honeymoon Suite was designed by one of the countrys most respected interior designerswhich makes it the perfect place to enjoy your big night in! The Balcony is the perfect setting to unwind and relax with a glass of Champagne, as you toast the beautiful sunset as newlyweds.


Registry office:
The Kent Registration Service
Invicta House, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX

Sian Welsh is an experienced Wedding and Events Manager and she will ensure that the dream wedding becomes a reality.


For any enquiries please call Sian Welsh on 01304 203633

Location and Attractions

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Dover Waterfront
Waterloo Crescent
CT17 9BP

What's nearby?


  • Kent County Cricket Ground (16 miles)

  • Dover Athletic Football Ground (4 miles)

  • Dover Swimming & Fitness Leisure Centre (0.3 miles)

  • The Royal St. George's Golf Club (10 miles)

  • Broome Park Golf Course (12 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Ferry Terminal (0.4 miles)

  • Passenger Cruise Terminal (1 miles)

  • Canterbury Cathedral (13 miles)

  • Dover Castle (3 miles)

  • White Cliffs Of Dover (1 miles)


  • De Bradelei Wharf Shopping Centre, Kent (0.1 miles)

  • Dover Town Shopping Centre (0.4 miles)

  • Deal Town Shopping Centre (9 miles)

  • Mccarthur Glen Warehouse outlet (35 miles)

  • Canterbury Town Centre (16 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events


The Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa's range of well appointed meeting & conference rooms are available for your exclusive use. Ideal for meetings, training courses, private dinners, weddings and banquets, the versatility of our rooms, which are all fully equipped to meet your requirement, means we can accommodate up to 180 attendees.

Available room set ups

U shape

Blenheim Suite

An ideal meeting room for medium size meetings.

Chartwell Suite

One of our larger function rooms which can seat 110 theatre style.

Winston Suite

The largest of our function rooms which can seat 180 theatre style.

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Blenheim Suite 40 24 15 20 24
Chartwell Suite 110 48 40 50 80
Churchill Suite 20 8 8 12 10
Winston Suite 180 92 65 76 160
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0844 387 62 40


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 1478 traveller reviews
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great stay

26/03/2019 Julia S, sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom

A very good hotel, with lovely staff, good quality food, fantastic sea view, lovely spa facilities and relaxed seating area in the bar. Close to everything that you need. The rooms are spacious and h... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Julia, Thank you for your 5* review. We are grateful for the positive feedback and delighted you had a great experience. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again in the future. Kind regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager

Dover Port Visit

25/03/2019 Andrew O, Maidstone, United Kingdom

Nice hotel in fab location right on the beach front in Dover Harbour, also opposite the de bradelei wharf shopping centre. Lovely walk along the sea front and if walking towards the ferries a great vi... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Andrew, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us. We really appreciate your loyalty and taking the time to share your valued comments in regards to your recent visit. Please be assured that we have taken your feedback on board and my personal follow up with the team. We value your feedback and hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards, Suresh Abbas General Manage

Great for a weekend

20/03/2019 1CarolW, Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

Lovely cosy, slightly old fashioned, hotel.Brilliant atmosphere and great views across the harbour. Our room was comfortable, but dated. Good shower and tea/coffee making facilities. We were visiting ... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thanks for taking the time to share your review with us. I am thrilled that you enjoyed you enjoyed your stay and delighted to read that our team looked after you,. our satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future. It was our pleasure to take care of you and we sincerely look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. With best regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager

Do not judge a book by its cover

20/03/2019 Wildgehege, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

This was to be our first ever stay in Dover after years of just driving through. My husband wanted to surprise me with a lovely experience of a typical "old fashioned" seafront hotel with a gorgeous s... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Guest, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to complete this review following your recent stay. I would be grateful if you could provide me with your telephone number so that I may contact you at your convenience to discuss your experience in detail. In the meantime, please accept my sincere apologies for your disappointing experience. I am only sorry you didn’t receive our normally high standards of service. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards, Suresh Abbas General Manager

Good Place to stay to visit Dover

18/03/2019 TommyTomThomas, Olympia, Washington

We found this to be a very good hotel: Friendly and helpful staff, comfy rooms, quiet and we slept well, excellent and sumptuous breakfast in a beautiful dining area, good bathroom and shower, adequat... more

Owner Response
bwmarina, General Manager at Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa, responded to this review
Dear Tommy, Thank you so much for leaving us a five star review! We are pleased to hear that you were extremely happy and the team looked after you. We really appreciate such a detailed and complimentary review, this is the experience we aim for all our customers to have. We really hope you return soon. Best Wishes, Suresh Abbas General Manager